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Robotics students

Computing Courses

Whether you want to mine data, programme robots or build the next big thing in gaming, find your cou...

Computing Courses
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Animation student on multiple screens

Animation, Film & Television Courses

Take advantage of our top connections, gain real experience of working with industry professionals a...

Animation, Film & Television Courses
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Nia Clarke

Photography Courses

Become part of our acclaimed Institute of Photography and access some of Europe's finest student pho...

Photography Courses
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The Lighthouse

English, Journalism & Writing Courses

Network with visiting writers and journalists, work on live projects and make the most of placement ...

English, Journalism & Writing Courses
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Games Courses

Games are transforming how we experience the world and are driving new technologies. Be part of the ...

Games Courses
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Student performer

Performance, Theatre & Music Courses

Be part of the next generation of performance artists, theatre-makers, production managers and music...

Performance, Theatre & Music Courses
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Bus & Entrepreneurship

Business & Marketing Courses

At Falmouth University we do business differently; it’s where creativity meets commerce, and innov...

Business & Marketing Courses
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Graphic design students

Art & Design Courses

Work on live projects, get access to our industry connections and live in a creatively invigorating ...

Art & Design Courses
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Jai Standing Interior Design

Architecture & Interior Design Courses

Gain hands-on experience of building real architectural projects and designing interior spaces. ...

Architecture & Interior Design Courses
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Fashion Courses

Join the next generation of creative image-makers, designers and thinkers, and make top industry con...

Fashion Courses
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Anthropy Fashion Show

Events & Tourism Courses

Kick-start a career in the rapidly growing festival and events scene, in one of the UK’s favourite...

Events & Tourism Courses
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Undergraduate Online Study

Study an online undergraduate degree when and where it suits you. 

Undergraduate Online Study

Experience Falmouth

Explore our creative community, professional-grade facilities, industry-practicing lecturers and location like no other. Become part of Falmouth University’s creative legacy.

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About Us

See why the Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2023 ranked us the UK's top arts university...

About Us
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Undergraduate Study

Connect with industry innovators, collaborate across disciplines and learn from practising professio...

Undergraduate Study
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School Of Communication graphic design studio

Postgraduate Study

Online or on-campus, you'll build your networks and expand your horizons in an environment of open i...

Postgraduate Study
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Online Study

Harness Falmouth's expertise and industry connections in a way that works for you.

Online Study
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RKE

Research & Knowledge Exchange

By stepping beyond disciplinary lines, harnessing creativity and working with communities, we delive...

Research & Knowledge Exchange
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Academy for Innovation & Research

Working with Business

Business support, industry collaborations and facility hire. Find out more about how we work with bu...

Working with Business

Campuses & community

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Falmouth Campus

Subtropical gardens and light-flooded studios make Falmouth Campus a haven for creative practice. ...

Falmouth Campus
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Two students walking on Penryn Campus

Penryn Campus

Penryn Campus’s architectural innovation, outstanding facilities and state-of-the-art technology m...

Penryn Campus
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Meadow of gold

Sustainability at Falmouth

As an educational institution we're committed to operating in ways that are environmentally consciou...

Sustainability at Falmouth
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Falmouth view from water

Economic Impact Report

We commissioned an independent report to assess Falmouth University's contribution to Cornwall and t...

Economic Impact Report
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Be proud of who you are

Equality, Diversity & Inclusion

At Falmouth University we believe that positively engaging with equality, diversity and inclusion me...

Equality, Diversity & Inclusion

Latest news & research

Professorial Lecture Series: Tanya Krzywinska
Tanya Krzywinska

Falmouth Academic awarded MBE in King’s Birthday Honours

15 June 2024

Tanya Krzywinska, Professor of Digital Games and founding Director of our Games Academy, has been aw...

Falmouth Academic awarded MBE in King’s Birthday Honours
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Interview with 'King Henry' director and Film graduate, Harry Faint

06 June 2024

Hear from Harry Faint - BA and MA Film graduate and director of 'King Henry', a short film focused o...

Interview with 'King Henry' director and Film graduate, Harry Faint
SPD
SPD

Bringing Right to Repair to Sustainable Product Design

31 May 2024

Earlier this month, second year Sustainable Product Design BA students had the opportunity to work o...

Bringing Right to Repair to Sustainable Product Design

Cornwall Business School Conference 2024: Building Resilience

21 May 2024

Falmouth University's Cornwall Business School just hosted their first-ever Year in Review Business ...

Cornwall Business School Conference 2024: Building Resilience
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Beth Somerville

Putting the tech into textiles: Meet Falmouth graduate Beth Somerville

03 April 2024

From being named overall winner of New Designers 2023 to being selected for the Chanel and King’s ...

Putting the tech into textiles: Meet Falmouth graduate Beth Somerville
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‘Why We Photograph Animals’: New book from Associate Professor Dr Huw Lewis-Jones

03 April 2024

'Why We Photograph Animals' is a visual overview of the history and future of animal photography.

‘Why We Photograph Animals’: New book from Associate Professor Dr Huw Lewis-Jones
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Meltdown - Emily June Smith

Meltdown, Emily June Smith

Falmouth student’s photo series unmasks the reality of growing up with Autism and ADHD

02 April 2024

Introducing 'A Dissonant Past Unmasked' by Emily June Smith.

Falmouth student’s photo series unmasks the reality of growing up with Autism and ADHD
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Falmouth University makes The Princeton Review list of Top 50 undergraduate schools for Game Design 2024 

28 March 2024

Falmouth has been ranked 17th in The Princeton Review's list of the Top 50 Undergraduate Schools for...

Falmouth University makes The Princeton Review list of Top 50 undergraduate schools for Game Design 2024 
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Glorious Failures | with BAFTA award-winning filmmaker Mark Jenkin

22 March 2024

What could BAFTA-winning filmmaker Mark Jenkin possibly know about failure? Watch this interview wit...

Glorious Failures | with BAFTA award-winning filmmaker Mark Jenkin
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Hedvika Michnova

Meet the Falmouth graduate working on ‘the most ambitious portrait of life on earth ever attempted'

19 March 2024

We caught up with Marine & Natural History Photography BA graduate Hedvika to discuss working on loc...

Meet the Falmouth graduate working on ‘the most ambitious portrait of life on earth ever attempted'
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SWTT

South West universities join forces for new regional think tank 

07 March 2024

The universities of Exeter, Plymouth and Falmouth have joined forces to launch a new initiative that...

South West universities join forces for new regional think tank 
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The talent behind our 2025 undergraduate prospectus cover designs

29 February 2024

Our six different cover designs showcase work created by talented Falmouth University graduates and ...

The talent behind our 2025 undergraduate prospectus cover designs
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Falmouth University retains world-class position in the 2023 Rookies Rankings

28 February 2024

Falmouth University has been ranked as a top 10 creative schools in the UK, and top 50 in the 2023 R...

Falmouth University retains world-class position in the 2023 Rookies Rankings
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Calum Heath - Congee Video Shoot

How Illustration graduate Calum Heath established a global freelance career 

07 February 2024

With clients including financial magazine Barron’s, Danish newspaper Weekendavisen and style journ...

How Illustration graduate Calum Heath established a global freelance career 

Call for research trial participants in £4m multi-partner project to boost student wellbeing

01 February 2024

Find out how you can participate in the Nurture-U research trials.

Call for research trial participants in £4m multi-partner project to boost student wellbeing
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'Naseema Begum' by Peter Flude

'Naseema Begum' by Peter Flude 

Falmouth graduate Peter Flude announced as 2023 Portrait of Britain winner

17 January 2024

The winning portrait was originally commissioned by Guardian Labs.

Falmouth graduate Peter Flude announced as 2023 Portrait of Britain winner
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Falmouth University receives £7m research funding award

16 January 2024

Falmouth University has received £7m Expanding Excellence in England (E3) Research England funding...

Falmouth University receives £7m research funding award
Julie Felix
Julie Felix

Honorary Fellow awarded MBE in New Year Honours List

21 December 2023

Falmouth University Honorary Fellow, Julie Felix, has been appointed a Member of the Order of the Br...

Honorary Fellow awarded MBE in New Year Honours List
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Rolling Stone rates Falmouth-produced horror in top 5 films

19 December 2023

Mark Jenkin's 'Enys Men' lands fourth place in Rolling Stone's '10 Best Horror Movies of 2023' list.

Rolling Stone rates Falmouth-produced horror in top 5 films
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Our year in stories: 2023

19 December 2023

This time of year is all about community, and we couldn’t be prouder of ours. From BAFTA nominatio...

Our year in stories: 2023